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Type A Personality and RA

I have always been a Type A person. I’m overscheduled, always moving, and always stressed. With my career I burned the candle at both ends and was a complete work a holic. My career was in call centers and technology and typing for 8+ hours a day. I was proud of my...

Vitamins

Vitamins

After any type of weight loss surgery, you will be required to take Vitamins to remain healthy. This is especially true after the BPD/DS due to the malabsorption. Let me start off by saying that no one is perfect when it comes to Vitamins. I know you will see some on...

Make it work for you

As you begin the process of going through weight loss surgery, your surgeon’s office will give you all of these guidelines and dos and don’ts. What I learned was that in order for me to be successful in anything, I have to be in control and make it work for me. I took...

MY DIAGNOSIS WITH RA

If I look back to when my life began to change health wise, it started in early August when I got really sick with a respiratory infection. Normally that causes my asthma to flare up and I go on a taper dose of prednisone along with antibiotic to clear it up. For some...

DETOURS HAPPEN ALL THE TIME RIGHT?.

DETOURS HAPPEN ALL THE TIME RIGHT?.

When I began this site several years ago, it was due to my taking a detour in my life because of Rheumatoid Arthritis. In the last year and a half, I took a few more detours. One in particular has changed who I am and the entire direction of my life. I got a divorce....

ANNOUNCING THE PLUGGED IN MOM!

ANNOUNCING THE PLUGGED IN MOM!

I have a big exciting announcement that I want to share with my Detours in Life fans. Today, I’m launching a new site, a companion to Detours in Life called – The Plugged in Mom! As a Mom today, we are so busy and we perform so many roles, that we forget to take care...

INFOGRAPHIC – KEEPING CARBS LOW

INFOGRAPHIC – KEEPING CARBS LOW

Living the low carb life can be hard at first. Above are some great tips to keep in mind when you are transitioning to low carb or you need to switch things up a bit and add more variety to your low carb diet. There are many products out there that will allow you to...

RHEUMATOID DISEASE AWARENESS DAY – FEBRUARY 2

RHEUMATOID DISEASE AWARENESS DAY – FEBRUARY 2

The alarm goes off on my iPhone at 5:45am most mornings. As I open my eyes and turn the annoying alarm off, the next thing I do as I slowly get out of bed is assess my joints and see if I hurt anywhere. The main areas where the pain will occur are in my hands,...

THE DECISION TO HOMESCHOOL!

THE DECISION TO HOMESCHOOL!

We are a month into 2015, and it has been a whirlwind so far! I spent a week in Barcelona, Spain with my co-workers at Automattic. I also made the difficult decision to pull my daughter out of public school and begin to homeschool her. This was not a decision that I...

EXPERIENCE IS THE BEST TEACHER

EXPERIENCE IS THE BEST TEACHER

The past 6 months, a lot of changes have occurred within our family. My daughter began homeschooling at the end of January and my son will start homeschooling this upcoming school year. I got a great job working for a wonderful company that provides me not only great...

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